The key objective of the two-week National Transportation Safety Board mission in April will be to locate the voyage data recorder or "black box" dislodged from the TOTE Maritime general cargo vessel when it sank Oct. 1 during Hurricane Joaquin.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board took steps this week to improve safety practices and regulations involving lithium batteries carried by airlines.
The $1.5 million program at the Port of Oakland will provide an incentive to terminals to stay open longer as they handle business relocated from Outer Harbor Terminal.
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The culture change is designed to create a bottom-up decision-making process that empowers employees and ultimately benefits customers, Executive Director Jim Newsome told American Shipper in a recent interview.
Curtis Foltz will be replaced as head of the Georgia Ports Authority by current Cheif Operating Officer Griff Lynch.
Hanjin Shipping, Korea's largest container carrier, reported a net profit of $6 million in 2015 compared with a loss of $396 million in 2014 despite lower revenues.